Governor Gretchen Whitmer

Barron Industries Michigan

Barron Industries To Invest Over $9M, Create 50 Jobs In Michigan

Advanced manufacturer Barron Industries will invest $9.1 million to expand its Oxford operations. Plus, five more companies grow in Michigan.
Michigan business expansions

Four Business Expansions To Create 144 Jobs In Michigan

Located in Kent and Bay counties, four recently-announced Michigan business expansion projects will create 144 jobs and generate nearly $72 million in capital investment.
Paslin Company, Michigan Strategic Fund

Two Manufacturing Projects To Invest Nearly $35M In Michigan

With help from the Michigan Strategic Fund, the Paslin Company and Quantum Fuel Systems will create a total of 187 jobs in Macomb and Oakland counties.
Michigan workforce programs

Michigan Welcomes ‘Risk-Takers,’ ‘Gritty Workers’

Michigan has workforce programs in place to bring business to the state, and has seen continued success in the auto industry.
Michigan Site Readiness

Michigan Commits $87.5M To Strengthen, Accelerate Site Readiness Efforts

Projects from across Michigan will receive support from the Strategic Site Readiness Program to prepare sites for investment. More than half of the awards will go toward site preparation on existing brownfield sites.
Michigan Strategic Fund

Michigan Strategic Fund Helps Three Companies Create Nearly 1,000 Jobs

In Detroit, Australia-based Fortescue will establish Advanced Manufacturing Center, Germany-based EcoG plans U.S. headquarters. Plus, Fifth Wheel Freight plans new flagship headquarters in the Great Lakes State.
Nel Hydrogen Michigan

Nel Hydrogen Will Build $400M Gigafactory In Southeast Michigan

Norwegian hydrogen company Nel Hydrogen will build its automated gigafactory in Plymouth Township, Michigan, where it will create 517 jobs.
Michigan Electric Vehicles

Michigan Moving Forward

With a robust transportation system in place, the Great Lakes State is a prime location for electric vehicles and other advanced manufacturing.
Shapeways Michigan

Shapeways To Create 75 New Jobs With Michigan Expansion

The New York-based digital manufacturing services company will invest more than $5M in an advanced manufacturing project in Livonia, MI.
Corporate Expansions Michigan

Two Expansions Bring Nearly $4M In Investment To Michigan

Medical device manufacturer C2Dx will onshore production from Mexico to its Schoolcraft facility; APEX Controls plans to renovate and expand its existing Hudsonville-based facility. 
Michigan

No Slowdown In Sight

With its rich automotive heritage, Michigan’s SOAR Fund is helping to attract electric vehicle makers and more.
Ford Michigan

Michigan Lands Ford’s New $3.5B LFP Battery Plant

Ford will build an LFP battery plant in Marshall, MI, part of the company’s more than $50 billion investment in EV production. The plant will employ 2,500 workers when production begins in 2026.
ONE Michigan

Michigan Lands $4.1B In Investments, 4,600 Jobs

Michigan Strategic Fund will help growing companies build batteries and bring supply chain to the U.S. Infrastructure project will boost the state's agriculture industry.
Hemlock Semiconductor Operations (HSC) Michigan

Michigan Infrastructure Project Supports Semiconductor Growth

The Thomas Township infrastructure project will enable Hemlock Semiconductor Operations (HSC) to invest up to $375 million and create 170 jobs.  
Michigan Strategic Fund

MSF Supports Job Creation, Economic Growth Across Michigan

The Michigan Strategic Fund (MSF) recently approved projects including business expansions in Zeeland, Detroit, and Sterling Heights; community revitalization projects in Lansing.
FLO Michigan

FLO Investing $3M In New Michigan EV Charger Plant

With its first U.S. manufacturing facility, Canadian electric vehicle charging network operator FLO will create 133 jobs in Auburn Hills, MI.
Ford Midwest Expansion

Ford To Create 6,200 New Jobs In Michigan, Ohio, Missouri

Ford's $3.7B Midwest investment across Michigan, Ohio and Missouri will support production of 2 million EVs a year by end of 2026, strengthen portfolio of gas-powered vehicles.
LG Energy Solution expansion

LG Energy Solution Will Invest $1.7B In Michigan Expansion

LGES will expand its Holland, MI plant to produce components for electric vehicle batteries, resulting in the creation of 1,200 new jobs.
General Motors Expansion Michigan Gov. Whitmer

Historic $7B General Motors Investment To Create EV Future In Michigan 

GM project will create 4,000 and retain 1,000 jobs, and includes converting GM Orion Township assembly plant to build full-size EV pickups; building Ultium’s 3rd US battery cell plant in Lansing.
Michigan flag

Michigan Governor: “Our State Will be Competitive.”

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer lauds bi-partisan agreement to attract interest in the state.
tax credits

Listen Now: Living And Learning In Lubbock, Texas, With John Osborne, CEO, Lubbock EDA

Lubbock EDA CEO John Osborne discusses business climate and downtown revitalization in the Business Facilities Podcast.
2024 Business Facilities Economic Development Organization Awards

2024 Business Facilities Economic Development Organization Awards

Business Facilities' 2024 EDO Awards recognize efforts and initiatives that make a difference in communities across North America.
Business Facilities May / June 2024 issue, Supply Chain Strategies

May / June 2024 Issue: Looking A Few Steps Ahead

Business Facilities' May / June 2024 issue focuses on site selection and supply chain strategies. Plus, foreign direct investment, the automotive industry, and our 2024 EDO Award winners.

[VIDEO] Camp Hall – A Next Generation Commerce Park in South Carolina

Camp Hall is a first-of-its-kind, master-planned industrial work space located in Charleston, S.C. As a convergence of people, place and programming, Camp Hall delivers thoughtful infrastructure and logistical features that empower people — and business — to thrive.

Location Spotlight: Charging into the EV Market in Northwest Ohio

With close proximity to Detroit, an extensive transportation network and a trained, educated workforce, the Toledo/Northwest Ohio region has a long successful track record within the automotive industry. Those inherent assets are the same resources which make this region an attractive location for the evolving electric vehicle market.